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The Chickahominy T.R.U.T.H. (Trust, Research, Understand, Teach, and Heal) Project—A Tribal Community–Academic Partnership for Understanding the Impact of Structural Factors on Perceived Cancer Risk in Rural Virginia

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Provides an overview of the Chickahominy T.R.U.T.H. Project, a community–academic partnership between the Virginia Chickahominy Indian Tribe and Virginia Commonwealth University. Designed to investigate perceived cancer risk in Charles City County, Virginia; assess cancer knowledge, care access gaps, and perceived risks; and develop culturally tailored cancer education and resource navigation. Based on data from 50 in-person interviews and water tests near an area with significantly elevated cancer incidence rates.
Katherine Y. Tossas, Bianca D. Owens, Savannah Reitzel, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 21(3), 262
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Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Cancer · Community and faith-based initiatives · Environmental health · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Virginia